Mid-Career Forklift Operator Salary

The average wage for a Mid-Career Forklift Operator is $13.44 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Receiving and Team Leadership.

$21,457 - $48,487
$21K
$34K
$48K
MEDIAN: $33,940
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$10.62 - $17.77
$11
$14
$18
MEDIAN: $13.51
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$21,457 - $48,487  
   
Bonus
$122.94 - $4,162  
Profit Sharing
$4.80 - $9,696  
Commission
$250.00  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$22,799 - $43,787  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 61
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$10.62 - $17.77  
   
Overtime
$15.25 - $26.63  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$122.94 - $4,162  
   
Commission
$250.00  
Profit Sharing
$4.80 - $9,696  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$22,799 - $43,787  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,372

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National Average: $30,531

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Key Stats for Forklift Operator

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 197 votes.
5-9 years
69%
10-19 years
31%
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Skills That Affect Forklift Operator Salaries

Receiving
▲18%

Team Leadership
▲17%


Safety Compliance
▲2%

forklift
▲1%

Shipping
▼0%

National Average
$31,000

Inventory Control
▼1%

ETL (Extract, transform, load)
▼1%

Forklift Operator
▼10%

SHIPPING AND RECEIVING
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 197 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 51%
no benefits
None: 26%
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